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Wigan (Metropolitan Authority)
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SJ 65643 99850


LEIGH WILD'S PASSAGE SJ 69 NE (north side) 6/56 No 5 II Weaver's house and topshop. c 1800, altered. Red brick in Flemish bond, stone slate roof. 3 storeys, 2 bays; double depth plan. Central 6-panelled door and overlight with radial glazing bars in wooden doorcase having ribbed pilasters. Flanking window openings have projecting stone sills and wedge lintels. 1st and 2nd floor windows are similar; those to 1st floor have remains of sashes. Truncated brick end stacks to front roof slope and to rear-right slope. Rear: altered fenestration; part of 2nd-floor walling removed at time of survey. Interior not inspected but said to have internal staircase leading directly to the top floor which is a single space that is likely to have been a weaving shop associated either with the cotton or short-lived silk industry in Leigh. If so it is believed to be the only specialised weaving premises surviving in the Wigan area.

Listing NGR: SJ6564399850


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 28 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/03776/29
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